My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publish Date: February 20, 2018
Thank you to Edelweiss, Berkley Publishing, and Lexie Elliott for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.
Six Oxford University friends spend a summer week together in a French farmhouse. It was perfect until they met Severine, the girl next door.
Severine undermined the close-knit group’s loyalties and amplified the already simmering tensions. And after a huge drama-filled argument on the last night, Severine was never seen again.
The six friends went on with their lives without a thought about her until Severine’s case is reopened a decade later, when her body is found in the well behind the farmhouse. Who killed her?
Kate Channing, one of the friends there on that fateful week, is a suspect and being questioned along with her friends. She stands to lose everything she’s worked so hard to achieve as suspicion mounts around her.
Did Kate do it?
I love stories about friends, secrets and skeletons. A friend, according to Wikipedia, “is a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection.” This relationship, especially in the Coming of Age years, has lasting effects and can be an even stronger bond than one with family members, especially if the friends have experienced stressful or traumatic experiences together. Continue reading “Book Review: The French Girl by Lexie Elliot”